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Why Language Learning in the US is Broken

If you're going to do something, do it right. Unfortunately, language learning is rarely done right. In the United States, it's especially broken. Billions of dollars and millions of hours spent a year with very little to show for it. High school classes, free mobile...

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One Painful Trick To Build Your Language Learning Habit

Creating Habits by Leveraging the Concept of Loss Aversion So I’m thinking about habit tracking lately. Trying to figure out why it works. Let's make it real. Let's talk about the habit of practicing your new language. Specifically, doing your daily lesson in the...

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Practice your Spanish with Reggaeton and Bad Bunny

Hola! One very fun and exciting way that I use to keep up with my Spanish is by listening to Reggaeton. I currently have Bad Bunny’s new album YHLQMDLG* on repeat at my apartment and can’t get enough of it. *YHLQMDLG stands for "Yo hago lo que me da la gana" which...

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The Gingerbread Man: Spanish Audio Story

El Hombre de Jengibre The Gingerbread Man in Spanish With English Translation   Listening to children's stories in Spanish is a great way to learn Spanish and improve your listening comprehension. Follow along as a native Parley Blue language coach reads The...

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The Gingerbread Man: Portuguese Audio Story

O Boneco de Gengibre The Gingerbread Man in Portuguese With English Translation   Listening to children's stories in Portuguese is a great way to learn Portuguese and improve your listening comprehension. Follow along as a native Parley Blue language coach reads...

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The Gingerbread Man: French Audio Story

L’homme de pain d’épice The Gingerbread Man in French With English Translation Listening to children's stories in French is a great way to learn French and improve your listening comprehension. Follow along as a native Parley Blue language coach reads The Gingerbread...

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